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Culture

Santiago de Cuba, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) The 8th Friends of Jazz Festival will be held in Santiago de Cuba in September with the participation of Cuban and foreign musicians, invited by a city that is promoting this genre with various spaces and events.


Pyongyang, Aug 8 ( Prensa Latina ) A new activity in solidarity with Cuba took place in the Chollima cultural center in Pyongyang, hosted by the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations Abroad, local media reported Thursday.


Havana, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel wished Cuban poet and writer Nancy Morejon a happy 75th birthday. ''Congratulations with all respect and affection for the poet Nancy Morejón,'' the president tweeted.


Havana,  (Prensa Latina) The Cuban-Canadian film ''Un traductor'' (The Translator) is being screened from this Wednesday at cinemas across the country as part of the Summer Film Festival program running through September 1.


Photos: Lonny López
Beijing, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban radio and television professionals are participating along with filmmakers from a dozen nations in a seminar that opened on Wednesday in China to share experiences on production in these media.


Texto y Fotos: Jorge Petinaud
La Paz, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) A ''poetic duel'' between Cuban poets Jose Perez (Joes) (1982) and Alfredo Zaldivar (1956) brought together this Wednesday dozens of lovers of this literary genre at the 24th International Book Fair (FIL) in this capital.


Havana, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) The news agency Prensa Latina premiered ''Eco de Paz'' (Echo of Peace), a documentary that explores the sites that were previously scenarios of armed conflicts in Colombia, but today are part of initiatives of local entrepreneurship and the promotion of tourism.


Havana, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban researchers on Tuesday launched the book ''Ramon Paz Borroto, en la Forja de una Proeza'', which contains a prologue by the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Raul Castro.


Havana, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) The Habana Alternativa musical project, which gathers four Cuban bands, will tour Spanish cities during September, announced Wednesday the organizer of the event, Jorge Luis Robaina.


Bogota, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuban artists are participating in the Medellin Feria de las Flores (Flower Fair), considered one of the most important cultural events in Colombia.


Havana,  (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said Tuesday that musician Juan Formell is a source of pride for the Caribbean nation.